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Operation Round Up Full Speed Ahead During COVID

You’ll be relieved to know that COVID hasn’t slowed Walton EMC’s Operation Round Up.

special olympics athlete holding metalsOur dedicated customer-owners who allow us to round up their bill to the next dollar continue to be generous. The board members of Walton Electric Trust continue to award grants to deserving organizations. And those deserving organizations continue to serve our neighbors who need help.

The latest round of grants total $77,430, gathered 50 cents at a time – the average monthly donation of those participating. But that small change continues to make a huge difference to those in need.

Here's what you've done lately:

Three families – $6,500 for emergency assistance.

Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta – $5,000 for their youth development programming and COVID-related reopening costs. DeKalb, Gwinnett, Rockdale.

Home of Hope at Gwinnett Children’s Shelter – $15,000 for housing families that would otherwise be homeless. DeKalb, Gwinnett.

MedLink Georgia – $8,000 to fund healthcare and support for vulnerable COVID patients with financial needs. All counties.

Rotary Club of Oconee County – $10,000 to build handicapped-accessible ramps for needy individuals. Clarke, Greene, Morgan, Oconee, Walton.

St. Mary’s Independent Living Extensions – $10,000 to house and provide day programs for adults with disabilities who have limited financial resources. DeKalb, Gwinnett.

Set Free After-Care Ministry – $5,930 to upgrade their residential facility for released prisoners transitioning back into society. Walton.

Southwest Christian Care – $5,000 to support their hospice, children’s respite and DayBreak programs. All counties.

Special Olympics Georgia – $2,000 for their state horse show. All counties.

Area Churches Together Serving – $10,000 for their Neighbors in Need program that provides for emergency food, shelter and medical needs. Oconee.

It's easy to participate. Simply fill out this form.